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Gittin 20: Divorce: In Gold or on a Slave

Chiseling or embossing the letters of a get – with the example of the kohen gadol’s front piece. Can a get be written on gold, and let that count also as the ketubah? Also, figuring out Rava’s position, his argument on himself, and the way a woman might give up the value of her ketubah for a get (not written on gold). Also, what about writing a get on a Canaanite slave’s hand – now what?

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Anne and Yardaena

Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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